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17 & 18 May 2014 we had Angel Tree Project at Kgosi Mampuru Female
Correction Centre.

 Every child has a story, for 2 million South African children, that story
 is filled with the abandonment,
 loneliness and shame that come from having a mom or dad in prison.

 Prisoners' children all over the country suffer through the confusion and
 shame that comes with
 having a parent who is incarcerated, and the reality is, they are at high
 risk of following in their
 parents' footsteps.

 Due to the fact that you are willing to support the Angel Tree Project by
 making a donation you are
 part of team that intervene in the lives if these hurting children,
 allowing us to give a gift to their
 mother to present to them, to spoil them with sweets and treats, to allow
 them to for one day just
 be like 'normal children', playing on jumping castles, have fun and games
 and above all spend time
 with their mother outside the prison on the soccer field, away from the
 reality that they live
 everyday of being bullied and deprived of living with their mothers.

 With your gift to Angel Tree, you give these boys and girls a special day
 that will stay with them for
 the rest of their lives and, introduce them to the Father in Heaven who
 loves them, to give them
 hope for tomorrow.

 You can become part of that hope by donating R99 towards this cause, to
 support an Angel Tree project in your area.

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No doubt crime remains one of the major problems facing South Africa it devistates our cities and destroys our peace and security !

Thousands of children in South Africa are classified as the Orphans of the Living. With parents missing or in prison, these children are forced into the care of family members, the State, or even in some cases, they become  child headed families where the oldest child has to take responsibility for the wellbeing of his/her siblings. For them is not the experience of paternal love, the sanctuary of home, or the joy of family. Their existence for the most part, is characterised by depravation, severe need, and lack of care.

This year again, PFSA and our partners will facilitate a Christmas party for some 250 children of incarcerated ladies at Pretoria Female Correctional Centre. The sentenced females will be allowed onto the sports fields where under strict supervision, they will be joined by their children and the accompanying care giver, DCS personnel, community members, as well as PFSA volunteers and partners.

Gifts will be supplied to the mothers to give to their children during a day of celebration and festivity aimed at reconciling broken families and restoring family units, the building blocks of society.

Those inmates due for release by April/May next year, will receive additional focus as the churches they identify as their own will be invited to attend, meet with, and embark upon a journey with these families involved, preparing them for the release of the mother, visiting her once a week for the final three months of incarceration, and being there to receive her on her day of release.

 This will serve to establish the Church as the bridge linking the prison-church and the community-church, and receive her into a support and accountability group that will assist her with her reintegration back into society and hold her accountable for her commitment to a life change and becoming a positive, contributing member of society

For purposes of financial donations, please use the following banking details:

Prison Fellowship SA
ABSA Bank Montana
Cheque Acc. No. 406 791 7042
(please use "Angel Tree as reference)
PFSA is a Section 21
Company Reg. No. 93 0775/08

Luke 6:38

Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.”


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